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Take Out to Help Out

Take Out to Help Out To continue supporting local businesses, the BMO Vancouver Marathon has partnered with Downtown Vancouver BIA to promote the association’s Take Out to Help out event. All day on Friday, May 29th, place an order of $20+ from a partnered eatery and receive a $10 gift card to the restaurant in […]

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Virtual Running Advisor Program from Running Room

Earlier we blogged 6 Tips for a successful Virtual Race. Below are some bonus tips from the Running Room who are also offering a free Virtual Running Advisor Program featuring gait analysis and running advice. Are you new to running? Not sure which shoes you should be wearing? Need tips or have questions about your […]

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Brooks ‘Run Happy’ Scavenger Hunt

BMO Vancouver Marathon Brooks ‘Run Happy’ Scavenger Hunt Run Happy! Join in the new BMO Vancouver Marathon Brooks ‘Run Happy’ Scavenger Hunt for a chance to win a pair of Brooks Running shoes! How to Enter At the BMO Vancouver Marathon Virtual Race – pre, during or post-race – take photos or videos of the […]

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6 Tips for a successful virtual race

6 TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL VIRTUAL RACE Thanks for joining us for this year’s BMO Vancouver Marathon Virtual Race! Registered runners have the opportunity to complete this race on their own, at their place and pace of choice! Choose your own race day, your own Start and Finish Line, whether it’s a treadmill, a park, […]

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Staying active during COVID-19

We’re all in this together and want to reiterate our disappointment in not being able to welcome you physically in Vancouver, BC, Canada this year. Thank you to past BMO Vancouver Marathon Champion, and new volunteer RUNVAN® Board Member, Rob Watson, who expresses our collective thoughts well below. Four-time BMO Vancouver Half Marathon Champ Natasha […]

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RUN4HOPE: Canuck Place Children’s Hospice

RUN4HOPE is the charity program of the BMO Vancouver Marathon, with goals to raise funds for social impact and community good, plus foster a spirit of community celebration. RUN4HOPE provides value to charities, and charitable options for participants, enabling runners to fundraise and/or donate to charities. Run & Give! Organized by the local non-profit RUNVAN®, the […]

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2020 Medal Reveal

2020 MEDAL REVEAL Inspired by the city’s iconic landmarks, the 2020 BMO Vancouver Marathon medals showcase the stunning views and landscapes that line the award-winning course from start to finish. Each race features a different design, unique to the local attractions and perspectives experienced by runners on course. The Marathon and Relay medals include the […]

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Defending champions Yuki & Yuko Kawauchi return to BMO Vancouver Marathon

Yuki looks to break his own course record; couple wants to see more of BC Defending champions Yuki & Yuko Kawauchi have announced their return to Vancouver after the elite couple took the men’s and women’s BMO Vancouver Marathon titles last year with desire to see more of BC. They’ll again join runners from 65+ […]

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RUN4HOPE: St. John Ambulance, BC & Yukon

RUN4HOPE is the charity program of the BMO Vancouver Marathon, with goals to raise funds for social impact and community good, plus foster a spirit of community celebration. RUN4HOPE provides value to charities, and charitable options for participants, enabling runners to fundraise and/or donate to charities. Run & Give! Organized by the local non-profit RUNVAN®, the […]

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Top Canadian Finishers travel to China for Shanghai Marathon

Top Canadian Finishers travel to China for Shanghai Marathon After posting impressive times at the 2019 BMO Vancouver Marathon, Canadians David Eikelboom (2:25:25) and Rozlyn Boutin (3:05:48) travelled to China to participate in the event’s sister marathon – the Shanghai Marathon. Read about their experiences below. by Rozlyn Boutin I never could have imagined that […]

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